photo by BP America (Flickr Creative Commons)

Check out this clip from last night’s Rachel Maddow show on the situation in the Gulf of Mexico in light of BP’s successful capping of the oil well leak.

Rachel is joined by NBC’s chief environmental affairs correspondent Anne Thompson to discuss possible scenarios such as hurricanes and contingency plans as well as the eventual relief well, which should offer a permanent solution to the leak in the Gulf.

What next for the Gulf?

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Keep up to date on the situation in the Gulf via this Associated Press report:

BP caps geyser, but ‘it’s not the time to celebrate’