Workers walk near near the oil pumps on one of the four artificial THUMS islands in San Pedro Bay off the coast of Long Beach, Calif., used for oil drilling Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 in Long Beech, ... more 
Workers walk near near the oil pumps on one of the four artificial THUMS islands in San Pedro Bay off the coast of Long Beach, Calif., used for oil drilling Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 in Long Beech, Calif. Oil companies have fracked from man-made islands off Long Beach and platforms off the Orange County coast for years, and state regulators are only now realizing that the technique is more widespread than originally thought. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Chris Carlson
Sat, Oct 19, 2013 1:16 PM EDT