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# The Environmental Protection Agencys proposal to place

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The Environmental Protection Agencyâ€™s proposal to place restrictions on both diesel fuel and diesel engines has sparked a counterattack by the oil industry, saying that the move will exacerbate the nationâ€™s fuel supply problems.

A. on both diesel fuel and diesel engines has sparked a counterattack by the oil industry, saying
B. on both diesel fuel and engines have sparked the oil industry to counterattack, and they say
C. on both diesel fuel and diesel engines has sparked a counterattack by the oil industry, which says
D. both on diesel fuel and engines has sparked the oil industry to a counterattack, saying
E. both on diesel fuel and diesel engines have sparked the oil industry to counterattack, and it says
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23 Oct 2006, 18:11
C for two reasons:
1. S-V agreement
2. correct modifier.
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23 Oct 2006, 19:32
The environmental protection agency is singular

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24 Oct 2006, 09:33
C

Idiomatic
restriction on

SVA

which clearly refers to oil industry.
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24 Oct 2006, 10:01
C is better for it's correct usage of "which" in the non-restrictive clause.
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24 Oct 2006, 11:23
WHY NOT "A" ??

SAYING is not enough to beat WHICH SAYS ??
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26 Oct 2006, 08:36
KC wrote:
WHY NOT "A" ??

SAYING is not enough to beat WHICH SAYS ??

Is it the EPA or the oil industry saying...?

(C) stands here because ===> , which + active infinitve verb is an all time GMAT favorite.
26 Oct 2006, 08:36
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