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The Environmental Protection Agencys proposal to place

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The Environmental Protection Agency’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 nation’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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New post 23 Oct 2006, 18:11
C for two reasons:
1. S-V agreement
2. correct modifier.
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New post 23 Oct 2006, 19:32
The environmental protection agency is singular


D is my answer
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New post 24 Oct 2006, 09:33
C

Idiomatic
restriction on

SVA

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

SAYING is not enough to beat WHICH SAYS ??
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New post 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.
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