News bites: BP plays defense on oil spill charges

BP is embarking on a public relations campaign to defend itself against civil charges for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to the Houston Chronicle.

The future of Nebraska's proposed wind energy subsidies is cloudy, according to the Omaha World-Herald.

Domestic shale oil has revived East Coast refineries, The Boston Globe reports.

Opposition to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Germany has businesses worried they won't be able to tap into cheap energy like their U.S. rivals, Reuters explains.