Department or Program

Environmental Studies


In this work, I explore technological risks. I use a case study of the bisphenol A in Maine. I explain that federal and state regulations are not efficient in protecting human health and then environment. I conclude that the Precautionary Principle is the best way to regulate technological risks.

Level of Access

Restricted: Campus/Bates Community Only Access

First Advisor

Jane Costlow

Date of Graduation

Spring 5-2014

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Number of Pages


Components of Thesis

1 pdf file


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