Shubow said his organization is actively encouraging Congress, which appropriates some of the funding for the monument, to intervene.
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), chairman of the Natural Resources subpanel dealing with national parks, suggested in March that he could recommend withholding further appropriations if stakeholders are unable to reach an agreement.
A spokeswoman for the Natural Resources Committee told Roll Call the panel is continuing to watch the situation closely but no decisions have been made about how to proceed.
Sen Mary Landrieu, D-La., poses for a selfie with LSU football fans as she campaigns at tailgate parties on the Louisiana State University campus before the LSU-Mississippi State game on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Buy photo here.